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Radiation Therapists Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for radiation therapists in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of radiation therapists among Pennsylvania metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Radiation Therapists in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,990
25th Percentile Wage
$67,870
50th Percentile Wage
$85,440
75th Percentile Wage
$101,190
90th Percentile Wage
$119,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radiation therapists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of radiation therapists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$85,440
1.52% 13.35%
2016
$84,140
5.34% -
2015
$79,650
6.77% -
2014
$74,260
2.24% -
2013
$72,600
-1.97% -
2012
$74,030
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Radiation Therapists in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of radiation therapists in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radiation therapists in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $59,430 to $103,500. The highest paying area for radiation therapists in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $103,500. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $95,040). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$103,500
Philadelphia
$95,040
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$93,480
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$74,820
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$72,630
Reading
$67,920
Pittsburgh
$65,880
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$63,120
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$59,430




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